Business & Technology

Food

New research shows a flaw in the plan to tax soda out of existence

Merchants aren't passing the cost along to consumers, and that means the tax might not reduce soda consumption as supporters intended.

HE'S A BUSINESS, MAN

Meet the food justice and clean energy advocate who wants to shake up the nonprofit world

Diego Angarita Horowitz is a rising star in the nonprofit world. Now he's adding a business degree to his resume.

Food

Ever experience pangs of guilt when ordering at a restaurant? This comic will feel a little too real

Welcome to The Last Honest Restaurant, where all of the food is deliciously horrible.

Climate & Energy

Can Shell afford the risks of Arctic drilling?

How much oil would make Shell’s controversial Arctic bid profitable? And what would be the impact of a catastrophic oil spill?

Business & Technology

From cutting down rainforests to restoring them: A company changes course

As companies begin to try to put sustainability commitments into practice, moves like this one by Asia Pulp & Paper are essential.

Business & Technology

Monsanto’s coming up with an alternative to GMOs

The spray-on crop defense is temporary and doesn't permanently alter genetic information.

Cities

Is Uber bad for the environment in NYC?

In a dense city that already has lots of transportation options, are Uber cars just adding to pollution and congestion?

Food

Can we level the playing field for coffee growers?

Here's the background on direct trade and its effect on coffee farmers.

Climate & Energy

How air conditioning is actually making us hotter

More emissions means more global warming, which means more appetite for cooling.